Grantee Profile

World Health Organization

Grants to World Health Organization

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH), launched in 2005, is a global health partnership to accelerate efforts toward achieving global goals on child, adolescent, maternal, and reproductive health. The Partnership is hosted by the World Health Organization, and is made up of a constituency of about 700 members. This award provides general operating support to the Partnership for priority actions in its five-year work plan, which contributes to the realization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) on reduction of preventable mortality and morbidity of women, children, and adolescents.

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordination authority for health within the United Nations system. In this project, WHO staffis developing a post-hoc evaluation toolkit for young people's sexual and reproductive health programming. The toolkit is expected to assist researchers, program managers, and policy makers to use existing data or to collect a minimal amount of data to better assess and document the success ( or failure) of interventions aimed at improving young people sexual and reproductive health.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The purpose of the grant is to support a Medical Officer (MO) position at the World Health Organization. The role of the MO is to serve as a technical expert within the WHO and for outside organizations on issues related to maternal and reproductive health in emergency settings.

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (PMNCH), a global health partnership with more than 450 members housed at the World Health Organization, will advocate for the implementation and scale-up of an essential package of maternal and reproductive health interventions. PMNCH will also add young people’s reproductive health issues to those addressed by the partnership.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The purpose of the grant is to support the salary of a Medical Officer (MO) at the World Health Organization (WHO). The role of the MO is to serve as a technical expert within the WHO and for outside organizations on issues related to maternal and reproductive health in emergency settings.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To increase global awareness and reduce maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years).

  • $440,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To strengthen institutional capacity to deliver reproductive and maternal health care in emergency humanitarian settings.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — In support of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health project to increase global awareness and action aimed at reducing maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To support research on the impact of health sector reform on reproductive health (over two years).

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To support a research initiative on adolescent sexual and reproductive health.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded World Health Organization $4,115,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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